Switzerland’s southernmost airport is located close to the Swiss cities of Lugano, Locarno and Bellinzona, and the Italian city of Como. Lugano Airport offers a beautiful approach, but not many people can experience it, because there just a couple of flights per week.
Where is Lugano Airport situated?
The airport is situated west of the city. Lugano Airport is easily accessible from exit Lugano Nord of the A2/E35 motorway.
How many terminals has Lugano Airport?
The regional airport has one small terminal.
A good alternative for flying to or from Lugano Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Switzerland.
|Milan Malpensa Airport (Italy)||44km|
|Milan Linate Airport (Italy)||68km|
|Bergamo Airport (Italy)||72km|
|Turin Airport (Italy)||133km|
|Verona Airport (Italy)||168km|
|Genoa Airport (Italy)||177km|
|Friedrichshafen Airport (Germany)||191km|
The distance from Lugano Airport to the centre of Lugano is 6 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Lugano.
From LUG Airport to Lugano City centre by Car
Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Lugano Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Lugano Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Lugano is about CHF 35.-. Book your taxi at Lugano Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From LUG Airport to Lugano City centre by Taxi
At Lugano Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Lugano Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Lugano Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near Lugano Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Hotels in Lugano
Looking for the best hotels in Lugano? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Lugano Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
From Lucerne: Lugano and Monte San Salvatore Private Tour
Discover Switzerland’s Italian part and explore the Ticino area on a private full-day tour from Lucerne. Travel to Lugano by train and discover the beautiful city surrounded by mountains. Then climb to the peak of Monte San Salvatore to admire the views.
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